World Blood Donors Day

June 14 this the birthday of Karl Landsteiner an Austrian biologist and physician who discovered the classification of blood groups. Since 2004, this date is marked as the World Blood Donor Day to create wider awareness throughout the world

EquiLabs says a VERY BIG THANK YOU to all our Blood Donors!

The World Blood Donor Day is also an opportunity to:

  • Strengthen the resolve to ensure that there is sufficient supply of blood and blood product available for emergency situations through blood donation and blood safety programs and campaigns

  • Also to say thank you to all blood donors all over the world for supporting this worthy and lifesaving cause.

EquiLabs Foundation collaborated with the Lagos State University Teaching Hospital (LASUTH) on the 14th of June 2017 in marking the 2017 World Blood Donor Day tagged: Give Blood, Give Now, Give Often to make available safe blood at the hospital’s blood bank.